Events

August Lunchtime Concert

August’s Lunchtime Concert will feature the return of Diana McIntosh to the Eric Liddell Centre as she is set to perform a range of songs and poems which always go down well with the audience.

This concert will take place on Monday 5th August at the usual time of 12.30pm. Admission is £6 per person (this includes a soup and sandwich lunch).

Extracts from 1936 – Tom McNab

Tom McNab, technical adviser on Chariots of Fire, delivers extracts from his play 1936 using extensive coverage of Riefenstahl’s Olympia film. The play focuses on Germany hosting the 1936 Olympics, America’s reaction and Jesse Owens.

Tickets are £10 per person (£8 concessions) and can be bought online on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe website or at ELC reception. Doors open at 5.30pm for a 6pm start.

The Making of Chariots of Fire – Tom McNab

Returning by popular demand for its fourth year. As technical adviser on the film, Tom McNab gives a rare and entertaining insight into the making of the 1981 Oscar-winning picture.

Tickets cost £10 per person (£8 concessions) doors open at 5.30pm for a 6.30pm start. Tickets can be reserved through the Edinburgh Festival Fringe website or at ELC reception.

John Threlfall Exhibition

The Eric Liddell Centre will host an exhibition by award winning artist John Threlfall from the 6th – 31st July. The exhibition opening will last from 11am – 1pm.

John has been a member of the Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA) since 2007. He is also a member of the Artists’ for Nature Foundation (ANF) and is a previous winner of the Swarovski/Birdwatch Magazine Bird Artist of the Year.

His work has also yielded commissions including hide murals for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds at Mersehead, Dumfries and Galloway and Lochwinnoch, Ayrshire; and murals and illustrations for the National Trust for Scotland at Grey Mare’s Tail, Threave and Rockcliffe.

Subsequent viewing times for the public are subject to room availability – please contact ELC reception in advance to avoid disappointment.

July Lunchtime Concert

Our July Lunchtime Concert features Ben Kearsley – an accomplished classical guitarist who has previously played before here at the Eric Liddell Centre.

He has toured the UK extensively over the last decade and has play in venues as prestigious as the British Embassy, Palacio Chico and the Theatre Municipal.

The concert takes place on Mondat 1st July at the usual time of 12.30pm at the usual price of £6 per person (includes a soup and sandwich lunch)

Tots Togs Clearance Sale

Our Tots Togs Children’s Clothing Store are hosting a clearance sale on Thursday 27th June. We have a massive range of high quality donated children’s clothes which are available for as little as £1 per item. We also have baby accessories such as carry cots, car seats, high chairs and Moses Baskets which are available for discounted prices.

Come along any time between 1-4pm on the 27th June and help yourself to a bargain as everything has to go.

St Oswald’s Community Consultation

As part of the Eric Liddell Centre’s ongoing work with Bruntsfield Parent Council, we are hosting a drop-in community consultation event on the 28th May between 2-8pm.

We want to hear your thoughts and ideas about bringing the St Oswald’s building into community ownership. What would you like to be the purpose of the building? What priorities for the area do you feel could be addressed by the effective use of this space?

If you have any opinions, we want to hear them to shape future work.

The study will be undertaken by Jura Consultants,  who are specialists in cultural heritage.

The Walnuts – An Evening of Music

The Eric Liddell Centre and Morningside United Church will welcome a special musical performance by the Walnuts, a travelling band on a tour of Scotland who set out to raise money for causes which support people living with dementia.

The band includes Scottish folk music veterans, Fergus Muirhead and Donald Stewart in addition to Matt Allwright, famous for presenting BBC shows such as Rogue Traders and Watchdog

This concert takes place on Friday 14th June at Morningside United Church at 7pm. Tickets are available at the ELC reception and cost £15 per person (this includes a glass of fizz at the pre-concert drinks reception).

Tickets are also available to purchase via Eventbrite at (please note that additional fees apply when booking here).

June Lunchtime Concert

Perennial Eric Liddell Centre favourites, Ed & Iain are returning to perform at the latest installment of our Lunchtime Concert Series which takes place on Monday 3rd June.

The pair will bring their signature folk sounds with their familiar squeezeboxes in what will be a typically entertaining afternoon.

The concert takes place at the usual time of 12.30pm at the usual price of £6 per person.